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Day 13 - Weird Skin, Sex Drive, And Anti-Inflammatory Foods

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My skin is so weird right now, I can't even... It looks really dry and micro-flaky after I take a shower, but then when I put on some moisturizer, it looks really oily. It doesn't matter what kind of moisturizer I use. And it was perfect 3 days ago : ( I also got a couple whiteheads today. Nothing serious, though.

No new side effects. But there is one I haven't mentioned yet... now, this is going to sound strange, and it's probably not even the Accutane, but I have a much higher sex drive than I did 2 weeks ago. I don't think it has anything to do with confidence... Before this, I'd had a pretty low sex drive for quite a while.

As far as my strongly anti-inflammatory food project goes, I've come up with two really simple solutions:

I can add some powdered cayenne pepper to my coffee. It tastes really good and cayenne peppers are super anti-inflammatory. More so than most other types of hot peppers. A teaspoon of cayenne pepper can offset almost 2 quarts of milk or 1.5 lbs of gouda huh.png I can definitely do at least 2/3 or 3/4 of a teaspoon every day. I do drink 3 - 4 cups of coffee a day, after all.

Interestingly, ground ginger is just as anti-inflammatory as cayenne peppers. Next time I make myself a pitcher of tea, I'm going to add a teaspoon of ground ginger.



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Hahahahahah oh dear lord! I thought I had a higher sex drive suddenly not because of accutane but because I haven't dated in a while. Maybe it's a coincedence! I don't know, but I have had a higher sex drive also its ridiculous. Especially when i'm at work I'm like OMG WHATS GOING ON. Lol

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I'll skip over the sex issue and say the cayenne and ginger ideas sound grand, I shall try them both (in addition to my existing regimen)

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